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Speech Pathologist – Melaleuca Therapies – Nhulunbuy, NT

  • Full-time permanent position
  • $71,651 – $119,351 base salary + super (plus laptop, phone, iPad for work purposes and subsidised accommodation)
  • $10,000 for Relocation support grant available

Why Melaleuca Therapies?

Melaleuca Therapies provides mobile Speech Pathology services across the East Arnhem region and plan to develop a compassionate and collaborative multidisciplinary team. They highly value their staff, their professional learning and personal well-being. They provide professional supervision and mentoring and ensure their employees are the right fit for the team, clients and community. Regular travel to remote communities is required.

What’s in it for you?

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • $500 Flight voucher bi-annually
  • Excellent salary package plus subsidised accommodation
  • Available relocation support through PHN
  • PD leave up to 5 days, (plus 1 online course per year paid by employer from set list + PHN PD options)
  • Cultural and regional orientation
  • Admin and Allied Health Assistant support
  • Ergonomic work station set up
  • Supportive and experienced in house mentoring for all employees
  • New grads will have slow build up of caseload and plenty of preparation/admin time

What’s the role?

  • Provide high quality, culturally sensitive and effective speech pathology services with a particular focus on paediatrics
  • Prepare professional reports in a timely manner for a range of other service providers e.g., schools, allied health and medical practitioners, families and NDIS
  • Ensure clinical accountability through appropriate use of information systems and keeping accurate data and statistics
  • Maintain professional knowledge and skills through active participation in supervision with the Director and other available professional development.

Is this the right role for you?

  • Registered with Speech Pathology Australia or equivalent as a practicing Speech Pathologist
  • Demonstrated relevant clinical experience and/ or strong interest working with paediatrics 0-18 years across child development, speech, language including augmentative and alternative communication, and mealtime management
  • Proven ability to plan, prioritise and deliver high volume complex Speech Pathology workload in a regularly changing work environment
  • Demonstrated flexibility, high level problem solving and resilience with the ability to work effectively in remote communities and live in a small community.

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

AU$72,000 - AU$119,000 per annum + + super
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Job Type:

Allied Health

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